Carrer de Blai: The Pinchos Street Of Barcelona

One of the best areas to visit in Barcelona is called El Poble-Sec. The reason being, well, it is home to Carrer de Blai aka Pinchos street. The long walking street is bordered by dozens of different pinchos bars, and most of them are quite good. You can come for lunch, and afternoon snack, or make a dinner out of it. In this article I’ll give you my favorite spots to get pinchos…

How To Get To Tibidabo In Barcelona

If you’ve walked around Barcelona at all, chances are you’ve taken a look up the mountain and seen a towering church of the peering over the entire city. No, this isn’t the famous La Sagrada Familia (which is just in a normal area of the city), it is The Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is located on the top of Tibidabo mountain and has one of the best viewpoints…

Exploring Barcelona: Is The Barcelona Card Worth The Money

Let’s get one thing straight: Barcelona is an expensive city. Sure it isn’t as pricy as some European cities like Paris, London, or pretty much any place in Switzerland, but it is more than the rest of Spain for sure. One of my favorite things to get when I really want to explore a city is their Tourist Card. Before Barcelona I was in Granada and their Tourist card was fantastic…

Istanbul Airport Lounge Review

Right off the bat I’ll say that Turkish Airlines has one of the best lounges I’ve been to. The main reason? The food. Ask anyone who has been to the lounge in Istanbul airport and they probably remember the vast selection of food available. That being said, an airport lounge review cannot just be about the food, so I’ll give you a full rundown of the entire thing. In late 2018 a…

Barcelona Airport Lounge (Joan Miro) Review

After our month long vacation in Spain, visiting Granada, Valencia, Mallorca, and Barcelona, it was finally time to head off. While El-Prat is not by any means an excellent airport, it is perfectly acceptable. My main gripe was the fact that even though we had the VIP Express track, it only helped us avoid the security check. This means we had to wait in an extremely long line to go through passport check as…

Why Everyone Should Join A Frequent Flyer Program

Many people think that frequent flyer program is only for business people who have to travel weekly for work, or for rich people who spend lots of money on first class flights. I used to think that as well, until I actually started traveling a lot. Travel is by no means “cheap” but it does not have to be expensive either. I’ve never spent more than $1000 for a business class flight, and if…

Layover in Mallorca Walking Tour

Depending on how long your layover in Mallorca is, you may want to leave the airport and explore the old town of Palma a bit. Luckily for you, the airport is quite close to the city, and it is extremely walkable. Maybe that’s why Palma is such a hot cruise ship destination. A few hours can allow you enough time to walk down pretty much all of the streets within the old city. We…

Best Rooftop Bars In Hong Kong

As the city of skyscrapers, one of the best things to do is enjoy the nightlife from the tops of a tall building. These rooftop bars in Hong Kong all offer amazing views of the city and usually have top notch cocktails to boot. Whenever I am in Hong Kong I always make it a point to grab drinks with friends from a great rooftop bar where we can enjoy the cool evening air while…

How To Get To Hong Kong (5 Options)

Like most world cities, getting to Hong Kong is extremely easy. You can arrive by plane, train, car, or boat through the many different points of entry. If you are arriving by car, bus or train, that means you are coming from the Chinese mainland. By plane means Hong Kong International Airport. There are a variety of border crossing points that you can take, and it’s a fairly simple and straightforward process. This article…

Where To Get Tapas In Granada

Tapas culture is alive and well in Granada, and sticking true to tradition they are free. I know what you are thinking, “Aren’t tapas always supposed to be free?” The answer is a resounding YES, however in many places these days the bars and restaurants expect you to pay for your food. If you are traveling around Spain, I would not expect free tapas at most places. That being said, bars and restaurants in…